Category: books

september releases i want to read

We all know I always fail epically at sticking to TBRs I make for myself, so this month, I’m just going to highlight some exciting September releases that I have eARCs or ARCs of that I am dying to read. Will I actually read them in time? Who knows! (i. e. probably not) but I […]

Posted September 2, 2019 by cottoncandybookwitch in books / 4 Comments
thoughts i had while reading the raven boys

thoughts i had while reading the raven boys

Title: The Raven Boys Author: Maggie Steifvater Pages: 409 Date published: September 18, 2012 Every year, Blue Sargent stands next to her clairvoyant mother as the soon-to-be dead walk past. Blue herself never sees them—not until this year, when a boy emerges from the dark and speaks directly to her. His name is Gansey, and […]

Posted August 12, 2019 by cottoncandybookwitch in books / 5 Comments

a YARC update

At the beginning of the year, I decided to take part in the YARC (Year of the Asian) reading challenge. The goal is to read as many books by Asian authors as possible. You can find more info about the challenge on the blogs of the lovely  Lily, Vicky, Shealea, and CW, who are all hosting it! I […]

Posted August 5, 2019 by cottoncandybookwitch in books / 4 Comments
2020 earcs i can’t wait to read

2020 earcs i can’t wait to read

I have a problem. The problem is my TBR list. I am already super behind on my 2019 TBR because I’ve been reading a lot of backlist books and children’s books and poetry, yet somehow I’m still requesting 2020 eARCs??? What is wrong with me. BUT there are just so many amazing books coming out […]

Posted August 1, 2019 by cottoncandybookwitch in books / 9 Comments
august tbr

august tbr

I stopped doing monthly TBR posts a while ago because I literally never followed them. I would always just put a bunch of new releases for the month that I wasn’t sure if I was really in the mood for or not and then never read any of them. So I’m doing a TBR post […]

Posted July 31, 2019 by cottoncandybookwitch in books, goals / 3 Comments
tarot reading: the raven boys

tarot reading: the raven boys

Okay, so I am having a total tarot field day with THE RAVEN BOYS. There’s actual tarot in the book that plays a role in the story, so obviously I had to do my own tarot reading for one of the characters. I was especially intrigued by Whelk’s tarot reading scene where he got the […]

Posted July 25, 2019 by cottoncandybookwitch in books, tarot / 2 Comments

24in48 readathon sign up!!

Red alert! Red alert! This never happens! This is unprecedented! I have AN ENTIRE TWO DAYS OFF IN A ROW during a 24-hr readathon! Okay, so this one is actually 48 hours, but the goal is still to read for 24 hours out of the 48 hour time span, ergo the 24in48 Readathon!! I have […]

Posted July 19, 2019 by cottoncandybookwitch in books / 8 Comments